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DNA Methylation Found to Play a Role in Clinical Outcomes of COVID-19

Written by Isobel Young, Science Writer Throughout the course of the pandemic, PCR testing has been used to identify the […]

Overlap of DNA markers in research and law enforcement erodes public trust

A policy forum published in Science argues that using the same DNA markers in human tissue research that are used […]

Researchers Identify Jumping “Junk” DNA as a Novel Cause of Paediatric Brain Cancer

Written by Bethany Hoernfeldt, Science Writer  Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Hospital have discovered the first causal link between “jumping” […]

DNA Discovery to Deciphering its Design

The Mandela Effect refers to a situation in which a large mass of people believes that an event occurred when […]

‘Junk DNA’: Age of Intron 

If I cast my mind back to studying biology at school, the message was very clear: DNA contains genes, and […]

Improving prime editing by studying DNA repair

A group of researchers has shown that the DNA mismatch repair process plays a critical role in prime editing. Genome […]

New immune-profiling method uses DNA from blood

Researchers have created a novel immune-profiling method that can return detailed immune cell type proportions by using only DNA from […]

Down the Rabbit Hole – DNA Data Storage, James Banal

James Banal is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Professor Mark Bathe’s laboratory. While Banal is […]

DNA methylation in cervical cells may aid ovarian cancer detection

A new study, published yesterday in Nature Communications, has found that the DNA methylation of cells collected during cervical smear […]

New mechanism for protecting DNA discovered

The team behind a new study has discovered a novel mechanism for the protection of DNA. Their findings may influence […]